Clarence Edward Dutton (1841–1912): soldier, polymath and aesthete

  title={Clarence Edward Dutton (1841–1912): soldier, polymath and aesthete},
  author={Antony R. Orme},
Abstract Clarence Edward Dutton (1841–1912) was one of several scientists who laid the foundations for modern geology from their work in North America during the late nineteenth century. Dutton was a career soldier who fought in the American Civil War and remained with the US Army Ordnance Corps to his retirement in 1901. Despite military obligations, Dutton developed a profound interest in geology and, on secondment first to the Powell Survey and later to the fledgling US Geological Survey… 

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